Barcelona: Armino, 1942. Limited first edition. Hardcover. 1/530. Large octavo. 170, pp. Uncut. Contemporary gilt-stamped full vellum, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Original decorative wrappers bound in. Color frontispiece. Title within decorative frame.
Illustrated with delightful color illustrations by Vila Arrufat, this work contains a selection of love songs and ballads from manuscripts of Gil Vicente, Lope de Vega, etc., at the National Library. This copy is one of 530 on "Suomi" paper (No. 578), of a general edition of 650.
Minor foxing and age-toning to binding. Previous owner's gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper. Pages evenly age-toned throughout. Text in Spanish. Binding and interior in overall good to very good condition. g to vg. Item #40110